At one
One One, n. 1. A single unit; as, one is the base of all numbers. [1913 Webster]

2. A symbol representing a unit, as 1, or i. [1913 Webster]

3. A single person or thing. ``The shining ones.'' --Bunyan. ``Hence, with your little ones.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

He will hate the one, and love the other. --Matt. vi. 24. [1913 Webster]

That we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in thy glory. --Mark x. 37. [1913 Webster]

{After one}, after one fashion; alike. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

{At one}, in agreement or concord. See {At one}, in the Vocab.

{Ever in one}, continually; perpetually; always. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

{In one}, in union; in a single whole.

{One and one}, {One by one}, singly; one at a time; one after another. ``Raising one by one the suppliant crew.'' --Dryden.

{one on one} contesting an opponent individually; -- in a contest.

{go one on one}, to contest one opponent by oneself; -- in a game, esp. basketball. [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • At one — At At, prep. [AS. [ae]t; akin to OHG. az, Goth., OS., & Icel. at, Sw. [*a]t, Dan. & L. ad.] Primarily, this word expresses the relations of presence, nearness in place or time, or direction toward; as, at the ninth hour; at the house; to aim at a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • At one — [OE. at on, atone, atoon, attone.] 1. In concord or friendship; in agreement (with each other); as, to be, bring, make, or set, at one, i. e., to be or bring in or to a state of agreement or reconciliation. [1913 Webster] If gentil men, or othere …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • at one — {adj. phr.} 1. In union or harmony; in agreement or sympathy. Not usually used informally. * /He felt at one with all the poets who have sung of love./ 2. Of the same opinion, in agreement. * /Husband and wife were at one on everything but… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one — {adj. phr.} 1. In union or harmony; in agreement or sympathy. Not usually used informally. * /He felt at one with all the poets who have sung of love./ 2. Of the same opinion, in agreement. * /Husband and wife were at one on everything but… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one — phrasal at harmony ; in a state of agreement …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • at one's leisure — See: AT LEISURE(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one's leisure — See: AT LEISURE(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one's best — {prep. phr.} In best form; displaying one s best qualities. * /Tim is at his best when he has had a long swim before a ballgame./ * /Jane rested before the important meeting because she wanted to be at her best./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one's best — {prep. phr.} In best form; displaying one s best qualities. * /Tim is at his best when he has had a long swim before a ballgame./ * /Jane rested before the important meeting because she wanted to be at her best./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one fell swoop — See: IN ONE FELL SWOOP …   Dictionary of American idioms

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